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Michigan Maritime Museum

Situated on the banks of the Black River, the Michigan Maritime Museum is a wonderful museum where people come to see artifacts and exhibits related to maritime history in our state of Michigan and on the Great Lake, as well as the history and culture of boating. Read on below for more details on the Michigan Maritime Museum and why you should make a part of your vacation plans in South Haven!

Dive into Maritime History in South Haven at the Michigan Maritime Museum

The Michigan Maritime Museum is located on the bridge at the Black River waterfront, consisting of five separate buildings that cover maritime history and research, boatbuilding, and other skills.

Admission for the South Haven Maritime Museum varies depending on age. Prices for children, veterans, and active-duty military are set at $5.00, while senior tickets cost $7.00 and adult tickets cost $8.00. Children under the age of four years old are admitted for free. Dockside boarding of the Friends Good Will, a historic replica ship, is included with admission when the ship is available.

The South Haven Maritime Museum also offers the unique opportunity to book excursions, cruises, and charters aboard some of their most prized boats. From 20 minute excursions aboard the USCG Motor Lifeboat to 1-2 hour cruises on the Friends Good Will, Lindy Lou, or the Bernida, there are several fantastic options available from the scenic and themed cruises, each ranging in price from as little as $15.00 per person to $50.00 per person.

From May through September, the museum is open to the public seven days a week, with daily hours from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm or until sunset sail departure. The last admissions into the museum are cut off one hour prior to closing.

You’ll find the Michigan Maritime Museum in the heart of South Haven at 260 Dyckman Ave., South Haven, MI 49090. For more information, you can also contact the museum by phone at (269) 637-8078 or by email at info@michiganmaritimemuseum.org, or you can simply ask one of our reservation specialists at Beachwalk Properties.

Plan the Vacation of a Lifetime with Beachwalk Properties Today!

From attractions like the Michigan Maritime Museum to stunning locales like North Beach, South Haven truly has it all. Learn more about the sightseeing and recreation you and your guests can enjoy together when you give us a call or send us an email today to discuss booking your lodgings with us!